Nissan Reports November Canadian Sales

All-new Nissan Pathfinder and Sentra post strong year-over-year sales growth while Infiniti continues its sales momentum -

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Nissan today reported Canadian November sales of 6,011 units, down 6.4 per cent over the same month last year. The Infiniti luxury brand recorded its eleventh consecutive month of year-over-year sales growth with 597 units sold, an increase of 12.4 per cent. Nissan division sales were 5,414 units for the month, down 8.1 per cent.

The completely redesigned Nissan Pathfinder, with its aerodynamic design, plethora of best-in-class features and best-in-class combined highway and city fuel economy*, helped propel sales to an impressive 678 units in its first full month on the market, an increase of 505.4 per cent.

November also marked the first full sales month of the redesigned Nissan Sentra, which moved up in style, sophistication and refinement for model year 2013. The Sentra's all-new design and best-in-class combined fuel economy of 5.8L/100 km**, helped Sentra become the top-selling vehicle in the Nissan portfolio, up 47.9 per cent from November 2011.

Nissan's truck division continued its strong sales momentum last month. Titan's calendar year-to-date sales have already surpassed 2011 sales with 3,302 units sold, while Frontier sales were 238 units, an increase of 88.9 per cent. November marked the second-best month on record for Nissan's commercial vehicle lineup with 110 units sold, up 7.8 per cent.

Infiniti sales are up 12.4 per cent this month with 597 units sold, and are tracking up 17.0 per cent calendar year-to-date. With 217 units sold, the all-new Infiniti JX luxury crossover continues to be popular with those seeking interior flexibility and roominess, safety, and advanced hospitality features, bringing total sales for JX since its spring launch to 2,015 units.

NCI NOVEMBER 2012 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The all-new Nissan Pathfinder recorded a year-over-year increase of 505.4 per cent, with 678 units sold
  • The Nissan Sentra subcompact became the top-selling model in the Nissan lineup with 988 deliveries, up 47.9 per cent
  • Sales of the Nissan Frontier compact truck were 238 units, up 88.9 per cent while the rugged Nissan Xterra posted an increase of 15.9 per cent with 102 units sold
  • Nissan's commercial vehicle line-up recorded its second best-selling month on record with 110 units sold, up 7.8 per cent
  • Infiniti sales are up 12.4 per cent this month with 597 units sold, while calendar year-to-date sales are tracking 17 per cent over last year
  • The all-new Infiniti JX 7-passenger luxury crossover recorded sales of 217 units in November
  • Total NCI sales were 6,011 units this month, down 6.4 per cent over last year
  • Nissan division sales were 5,414 units for the month, down 8.1 per cent

*Ward's Large Cross/Utility segment and Canadian AIAMC Intermediate Sport Utility segment. 2013 Pathfinder vs. 2012 and 2013 competitors. 2013 Pathfinder 2WD EPA fuel economy estimate 27 city and 37 highway MPG. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions — use for comparison purposes only.)

**Based on 2013 Sentra S CVT manufacturer testing and EnerGuide 2012 fuel consumption ratings for the mid-sized vehicle class. Data available on August 9th 2012. Internal combustion engines only. Hybrids and Diesels Excluded. Actual driving range may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

NISSAN DIVISION SALES
  November   November   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2012   2011   % Change   2012   2011   % Change
Nissan Division Total 5,414   5,889   -8.1   69,762   71,582   -2.5
Versa 711   1,177   -39.6   12,079   13,578   -11.0
cube ® 20   46   -56.5   306   431   -29.0
LEAF 7   42   -83.3   213   111   91.9
JUKE 256   537   -52.3   3,549   4,151   -14.5
Sentra 988   668   47.9   10,064   12,121   -17.0
Altima 689   731   -5.7   12,259   11,577   5.9
Maxima 70   81   -13.6   1,969   1,883   4.6
370Z 7   16   -56.3   482   436   10.6
GT-R 5   7   -28.6   114   71   60.6
Total Car 2,753   3,305   -16.7   41,035   44,359   -7.5
Frontier 238   126   88.9   2,798   2,315   20.9
Xterra 102   88   15.9   855   1,188   -28.0
Rogue 960   1,193   -19.5   13,406   12,821   4.6
Pathfinder 678   112   505.4   2,136   1,740   22.8
Murano 236   430   -45.1   4,062   4,411   -7.9
Quest 35   165   -78.8   640   946   -32.3
Armada 33   40   -17.5   504   554   -9.0
Titan 269   328   -18.0   3,302   2,780   18.8
NV 110   102   7.8   1,024   468   118.8
Total Truck 2,661   2,584   3.0   28,727   27,223   5.5
 
INFINITI DIVISION SALES
  November   November   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2012   2011   % Change   2012   2011   % Change
Infiniti Division Total 597   531   12.4   7,523   6,428   17.0
G 144   248   -41.9   2,888   3,355   -13.9
M 23   23   0.0   298   385   -22.6
Total Car 167   271   -38.4   3,186   3,740   -14.8
QX56 39   53   -26.4   346   437   -20.8
EX35 94   125   -24.8   1,263   1,417   -10.9
FX 80   82   -2.4   713   834   -14.5
JX 217   0   100.0   2,015   0   100.0
Total Truck 430   260   65.4   4,337   2,688   61.3
 
COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
  November   November   Monthly   CYTD   CYTD   CYTD
2012   2011   % Change   2012   2011   % Change
TOTAL VEHICLE 6,011   6,420   -6.4   77,285   78,010   -0.9
Total Car 2,920   3,576   -18.3   44,221   48,099   -8.1
Total Truck 3,091   2,844   8.7   33,064   29,911   10.5

About Nissan

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4.8 million vehicles in 2011, generating revenue of 9.4 trillion yen ($118.95 billion US). With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of 64 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. A pioneer in zero-emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades, including the prestigious 2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan and 2011 World Car of the Year awards.

For more information on our products, services and commitment to Sustainable Mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About Nissan North America

In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in 2010, 2011, and 2012 by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the Americas media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Canada

Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) is the Canadian sales, marketing and distribution subsidiary of Nissan Motor Limited and Nissan North America, Inc. With offices in Vancouver (BC), Mississauga (ON), and Kirkland (QC), NCI directly employs 250 full-time staff. There are 180 independent Nissan dealerships and 30 Infiniti retailers across Canada. A pioneer in zero emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades including the prestigious 2011 European Car of the Year and World Car of the Year awards.

More information about Nissan in Canada and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.nissan.ca and www.infiniti.ca.

 

SOURCE: Nissan Canada Inc.

For further information:

Media contacts: 

Didier Marsaud
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Nissan Canada Inc.
Tel: 905-629-6400
Email: didier.marsaud@nissancanada.com

Jenn McCarthy
Cohn & Wolfe
Tel: 647-259-3305
Email: jennifer.mccarthy@cohnwolfe.ca

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